Carol Ebert's Nursing Blog

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Are You the CEO of Your Own Health?

by Carol Ebert - No matter what your role might be, at every moment you are the one in charge of life altering as well as life and death decisions which puts you in a CEO role. Isn't it true that as a nurse, you are...

Are You Too Creative for Your Own Good?

by Carol Ebert - Well it is ME and I can relate to all of those responses from others. I always thought there was something wrong with me because I didn't want to do things the way others did. I even sewed my own...

What is a Sugar Cleanse and Do I Need It?

by Carol Ebert - The Dictionary defines cleanse this way: to rid of impurities; to remove toxins from the body. Body cleanses have been around for centuries. From the Egyptians to the Romans, people have always tried...

7 Practical Healing Strategies Healthcare Needs for Survival

by Carol Ebert - Sanoviv is a benchmark of where healthcare needs to be in the future in order to survive. Oh and did I mention, this amazing facility is located one hour from San Diego – across the border into...

3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

by Carol Ebert - That "intuitive hit" propelled me away from the bedside and into the role of School Nurse which seemed a better fit for me. I could now teach students, staff and parents how to stay healthy. At...

Zero In On Starting Over Again

by Carol Ebert - Now that I have passed the point of no return and entered the so-called Retirement Zone, I know a lot more about how to adjust to creating a new life for myself. But let me back up to where you are...

X-ploring your X-Factor

by Carol Ebert - Emotionally, those with the “X factor” have a way of making us feel good or inspired. Challenged or validated. In the music industry, you either have “it” or not. You either have the makings of a...

Never Fear - Just Volunteer

by Carol Ebert - Of course, it will take some thought on your part to decide what will be the best fit for you. Seems like all the volunteers I see hanging around the hospital are retired employees and they are old...

How Working the Night Shift Can Be A Death Sentence

by Carol Ebert - FALSE! We know a lot more now about the effects of lack of sleep on our health and the news is not pretty. First I have to recollect my own years of night shift nursing and the toll it took on me....

Your 10 Step Guide to a Rockin' New Year

by Carol Ebert - From holiday over-eating to New Year reckonings about weight? From worrying about money to wondering what else you could do to increase your income? From working in a job that frustrates you or...

How to trick the one you love into staying alive

by Carol Ebert - My husband is obese, has Diabetes and is non-compliant when it comes to checking his blood sugars and following a Diabetic Diet. And his A1C is over 8, and that really scares me. He's already been...

Looking for Wellness In All The Wrong Places

by Carol Ebert - Now about the appointment. It lasted only 15 minutes with the physician already running behind after a longer first appointment that he couldn't control, and he reminded us several times about...

Wellness – A Critical Care Issue – for YOU!

by Carol Ebert - I’m Carol Ebert, an RN with a specialty in Wellness, and this is a wake-up call. Is your personal health on life support and the prognosis is grim? I’ll bet you feel like that after those long...

Are You As Young As You Feel?

by Carol Ebert - Let me start by sharing my story about aging. Since I was 30, I have been exercising regularly and living and breathing wellness after transitioning from bedside nursing to working in the preventive...

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

by Carol Ebert - And where would we be without WELLNESS? It used to be just a buzz word, but now it is a life and death thing. If we are not well, we can’t survive and thrive. And yet we continue to get sicker,...


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